Monthly Archives: June 2012

Venus Transit

Tomorrow (June 5) is the transit of Venus. If you have the capability, find a solar viewer (instructions to build one from our friends at CSIRO can be found here), head out a few hours before sunset (in North America), … Continue reading

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Dragon splashdown

I’m a few days late, but: Welcome home, Dragon!

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Electronics development for the masses

I am NOT an electrical engineer.  I had a breadboard and a pile of capacitors and resistors to play with when I was an undergraduate, and that’s about it.  I have to do a lot of soldering and splicing when … Continue reading

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